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Local News

  • Polish Lunch Poster
    Article: Jul 4, 2018
    By Peter Scorer

    Southwell Branch are having a Garden Party on 29th June, All welcome - see the poster adjoining.

  • Focus Election 2017
    Article: Jun 19, 2018

    What are the Government's Priorities over School Funding?

    Good news that Newark's schools are beginning to improve. After years of decline in the performance of all secondary schools in Newark a complete turnaround was urgently needed.

    A key part of the problem was the "Lincolnshire Drift" where pupils who passed the 11+ were selected for Grammar Schools in Lincolnshire.

  • Southwell Hockerton Road litter picking
    Article: Jun 19, 2018

    Fly-tipping is increasing. Dumped waste has been reported on local roads. Unlicensed waste carriers are a growing problem, but part of it is casual dumping instead of making a trip to the re-cycling centre.
    A year ago the Conservatives made a County Council election promise to investigate the re-opening of Fiskerton tip. At the Town Council meeting in May, Liberal Democrat Cllr Peter Scorer asked our County Councillor how the investigation was progressing. The answer was "no progress".

  • Potholes Southwell
    Article: Jun 19, 2018
    By Chris Wood

    At last pothole s are being filled. Many potholes have been reported to NCC by the Focus Team and other residents - with temporary repairs now being undertaken/completed. The yellow rings confirm that even sides roads will be treated. There are plenty of potholes to fill. One small cul-de-sac has sixteen holes.

  • Green Lib Dem Logo
    Article: Jun 19, 2018
    By Peter Scorer in Focus 253

    You may have seen on the local BBC news about the recent Green Liberal Democrat conference in Nottingham.

    With growing concerns about carbon emissions, waste and re-cycling, Liberal Democrats held a conference to further develop their Green Manifesto for the future.

    The event was well attended, with keynote speeches from several MPs and the Party Leader, Vince Cable.